Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Portion of a Mask

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Nigeria, Cross River region
Culture:
Ibibio or Igbo peoples, Ozu Item group (?)
Medium:
Wood, pigment
Dimensions:
H. 23 x W. 12 1/2 x D. 7 3/4 in. (58.4 x 31.8 x 19.7 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of Margaret Plass, 1955
Accession Number:
1978.412.287
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 352
Dr. Jack Sargent Harris, collected in 1937, Oboko village; Margaret Barton Plass, Philadelphia, until 1955; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1955–1978

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 388.

The American Federation of Arts. Primitive Art Masterworks: an exhibition jointly organized by the Museum of Primitive Art and the American Federation of Arts, New York. New York: The American Federation of Arts, 1974, no. 79.

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